Re: `Filter failed' no print error message
- Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:26:06 +0000
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: `Filter failed' no print error message
On Sat 11 Mar 2017 at 21:06:23 +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Tue 07 Mar 2017 at 15:41:54 +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> >> Thanks, `cups' alone was enough. Now the printer seems to be configured.
> >> But it does not print, and, when I get into `jobs', I see they are stopped
> >> with "Filter failed" claim. What can I do? Please help. Thanks.
> > Read the wiki and find out how to activate debug logging. Produce an
> > error_log and examine it for the filters which are run and which one
> > failed. Tell us about all the filters.
> > Also, post your printer make and model and the output of 'lpstat -t'.
> I noticed that CUPS does not really provide the PPD file I'm adding. In fact,
> there in the managing section, `Modify Printer', where it says `Or Provide a
> PPD File', I select the file: ML-191xspl2.ppd, which is in my home directory,
> then click on `Modify Printer' and it seems all right; but then, when I get
> into it again, the file is no more there, and there is `No file selected'
> instead. Maybe this is related to my `Filter failed' problem...?
There are seven instructions in the advice given. You haven't provided a
response to any of them. If there is a problem with following what is
required, please ask.